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India in Transition (IiT)

Shashank Srinivasan
April 6, 2020

In December 2019, the Government of...

Roshan Kishore
Roshan Kishore
March 30, 2020

India has announced a 21 day national lockdown...

Uddipana Goswami
March 16, 2020

As somebody who spent more than a decade in Delhi, the current atmosphere of violence in India’s capital city deeply saddens me. But I am not surprised. Maybe because I come from a part of India—...

Duvvuri Subbarao
March 2, 2020

Three years ago, the Indian economy clocked a quarterly growth rate of over 9 percent. Now, growth has slowed to nearly half that rate, printing at 4.7 percent for the latest quarter (October-...

Swaminathan Subramaniam
February 17, 2020

All countries struggle to deliver affordable, high-quality health care to their citizens. If a resource-constrained nation like India has to achieve the twin goals of affordable and quality health...

Rohan Sandhu
February 3, 2020

As we embark upon a new decade, India celebrates the tenth anniversary of its Right to Education Act (RTE), which went into effect in April 2010. While the RTE has been censured for its limited...

Paras Ratna
January 20, 2020

Last year at the IISS Shangri-La dialogue, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi outlined India’s conceptualization of the Indo-Pacific as a geographic continuum stretching from the east coast of...

Devesh Kapur
January 6, 2020

When Prime Minster Narendra Modi came back to power, he had many things going for him: a renewed mandate, an absolute majority in parliament, a prostrate opposition, and a level of personal...

Nivedita Raju
December 16, 2019

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s address on March 27, 2019 began with the declaration that India had “established itself as a global space power.” This statement was premised on the notion that an...